Equal points system for next WTC: ICC


The International Cricket Council on Wednesday said the following World Test Championship will have a “more straightforward” equivalent focuses framework to choose the finalists after the past framework went under analysis.

The subsequent title will start off with a five-Test series between has England and India in August and September.

The ICC changed from the first arrangement of complete focuses to the level of focuses won halfway through the primary title which was seriously upset by the Covid pandemic.

Each match will currently acquire 12 focuses for a success, four for a draw, and six for a tie, the ICC said in an explanation.

The main nine Test countries will play six series every, three home and three away before March 31, 2023.

“We got input that the past focuses framework should have been improved,” ICC CEO Geoff Allardice said.

“The Cricket Committee contemplated this while proposing another, normalized focuses framework for each match.”

He added: “During the pandemic, we needed to change to positioning groups on the focuses table utilizing the level of accessible focuses won by each group since everything series couldn’t be finished.”

Kane Williamson’s New Zealand beat India in the main WTC last and the two groups will be among the top choices once more.

India chief Virat Kohli said: “We will refocus with new energy for the following cycle beginning with our series against England, expecting to give our fans a great deal to cheer about.”

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